TIPS FOR A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP

Set a schedule Go to bed at a set time each night and get up at the same time each morning. Disrupting this schedule may lead to insomnia. “Sleeping in” on weekends also makes it harder to wake up early on Monday morning because it resets your sleep cycles for a later awakening. Exercise Try […]

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Social Competence In The Work Environment

Q. Employees who are “part of the club” seem much happier. Some employees avoid socializing with their peers. They rely solely on their performance to advance in the organization. I know it isn’t fair, but social skills and competence are important. How can I help?

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Teen Time: Finding a Balance

So, you are a full time high school student. You are in a couple of school sponsored clubs, march  with the school band and compete on the swim team. You are always low on cash so you want to get a part-time job. Your social life is okay but you’d really like to be able […]

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Learning To Trust Your Employees

Q. I want to be fair when giving assignments to employees, but I discriminate based on whether I trust them. Maybe it’s believability, authenticity, or realness – I can’t put my finger on it – but I don’t want this difference among employees to affect my judgment. How do I deal with this?

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Mental Health Disorders Now Leading Cause of Non-Fatal Illness Worldwide

            By Dr. Mercola Depression is a pervasive health issue today. According to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in 10 American adults report some form of depression. Eleven percent of the US population over the age of 12 is on antidepressant medication. Just two […]

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What Are Soft Skills?

Q. What are soft skills? How do I develop the soft skills I am lacking or that need improvement? Do EAPs do soft skills training? I once was criticized for my lack of follow-through and poor communication, but I don’t see these as EAP issues.

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Short-Term Therapy for Insomnia Can Help Depression

            PsychCentral Recent research suggests that a short course of talk therapy focused on treating insomnia can stop the cycle of depression and disturbed slumber. Researchers at Ryerson University in Toronto investigated the effect of cognitive behavior therapy for insomnia as an add-on to standard depression treatment.  READ MORE…

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My Employee Comes Back From Lunch Every Day With Alcohol on The Breath

Q. My employee comes back from lunch every day with alcohol on the breath. Is this person an alcoholic? Our policy states employees can’t be under the influence at work. This person doesn’t appear under the influence in any way.

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Millennials: The Most Stressed-Out Generation

        Medical News Today Young adults in the U.S. find it particularly hard to manage their stress and get the health care that meets their needs, says a new American Psychological Association survey “Stress in America: Missing the Health Care Connection.” The survey found that adults aged from 18 to 33 years, […]

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